Moondrop - DAWN

Portable Balanced DAC & Amp

Sale price₹ 5,990 Regular priceMRP: ₹ 6,999
Discontinued
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Customer Reviews

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Pathange Praveen (Eluru)
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Really it's a fabulous product...with my moon drop aria n twin cable changed my world ...Really am fully enjoying moondrop air +moondrop dawn

Hey there, thanks a lot for this lovely review and we are glad you are enjoying it! Keep the music playing.

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Deepak Ralli (Delhi)
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Small but powerful!!

Expectedly Moondrop has produced another winner!! Dawn is very powerful clear and clean. I was able to power my HD650 while all the IEMs sound exceptionally well

We're really happy that you have such great thoughts about the product and thanks for the amazing review!


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Excellence

1 Year of
Warranty

Best Suited for Portable Use

4.4mm
Balanced Output

Metal
Build

Cirrus Logic CS43131
Dual DAC Chip

Pair with Laptop via USB

A majority of people use a laptop as the primary source device to listen to music or watch movies. Since the laptop is an essential part of the audio chain there are headphones and devices designed to work a laptop or computer system flawlessly. With the availability of USB connectivity, it becomes easier to pair various devices like an Amp, DAC or even headphones without worrying about drivers or any additional piece of software.


Upto 230mW@32Ω
Power Output

Super Lightweight
Design

MOONDROP PRESENTS DAWN, A FULLY BALANCED USB DAC & AMP WITH DUAL CS43131 CHIPS

Moondrop is highly regarded in designing HiFi audio products and has developed the latest DAWN Portable USB DAC & Amp with a fully balanced circuit and high-performing hardware configuration. The all-new Moondrop "DAWN" is a small and efficient USB DAC & Amp with fully-balanced audio circuitry. DAWN offers unsurpassed performance with its dual CS43131 DAC chips and fully balanced 4.4mm headphone output connector, bringing superior performance beyond the theoretical value of the chip. The DAWN is designed with a premium hardware configuration to provide you with a device that outputs clean and precise sound. DAWN beats the competition with exceptional performance, decoding high-resolution PCM (32-Bit/768kHz) and DSD (Native DSD256) signals with accuracy and quality!

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EMBEDDED WITH DUAL INDEPENDENT CRYSTAL OSCILLATORS AND DUAL DAC CHIP ARCHITECTURE TO PROVIDE BEST-IN-CLASS PERFORMANCE

Moondrop DAWN is equipped with high-performing components to deliver exceptional performance. DAWN features dual independent crystal oscillators to ensure high-quality digital signal transmission with low signal jitter. Don't let the Moondrop DAWN's diminutive size mislead you; despite this, it delivers a high-resolution audio experience. The dual DAC chipset of the Moondrop DAWN uses a fully balanced audio circuitry. It contains two powerful DAC chips (CS43131) that decode four-channel balanced signals. With a high Signal To Noise Ratio and low distortion ratings, Moondrop DAWN offers excellent performance. A fantastic dynamic range of 132dB significantly enhances DAWN's audio performance. The output signal has an impressively low background noise floor of just 1.3uVrms, presenting you with clean and crisp audio. With this, even for ultra-sensitive multi-BAs IEMs, the background noise is also inaudible.

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DAWN PACKS A PUNCH WITH TRUE-BALANCED 4.4MM HEADPHONE OUTPUT AND LINE-OUT

The Moondrop DAWN is a portable DAC & Amp that features a 4.4mm fully balanced headphone output connection. It outputs roughly 230 mW of undistorted power at a 32 Ohm load and up to 4 Vrms(High-Gain), 2Vrms(Low) of line-out power. With such a potent output, it is perfect for most IEMs and headphones that are sensitive and power-hungry. Relying on high-level hardware configuration and a high-performance balanced circuit adds extra details to your music. Even for the most demanding tracks, DAWN delivers a fantastic multi-tone performance with excellent timbre and detail.

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ANTI-INTERFERENCE ALUMINUM ALLOY SHELL AND EASY CONNECTIVITY WITH STANDARD TYPE-C INTERFACE

DAWN is made with a CNC shell made of aviation aluminium alloy, which offers rigidity and can block outside electromagnetic interference. The white matte paint spraying presents a delicate texture that is a visual delight. DAWN uses a parallel arrangement of high purity copper silver-plated digital signal transmission cable for uninterrupted and clean signal propagation with minimum distortion and anti-interference. Moondrop DAWN adopts a USB Type-C interface. It is fully compatible with most smartphones, Windows/Mac PCs, and also with apple devices with appropriate adapters. DAWN is a compact, intelligent, and versatile DAC & Amp that is ideal for music, gaming, and movies.

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1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Moondrop - DAWN comes with a 1 Year warranty from Moondrop that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Moondrop's warranty in India.

MOONDROP Labs : Integration of Design & Technology

Established in 2015 by Herbert Zheng, MOONDROP quickly gained recognition in the audio industry for its dedication to developing high-performance earbuds. Starting with the VX model, MOONDROP expanded its lineup with the innovative "Liebesleid" in 2017, setting new standards for sound quality and design.



With a focus on constant improvement, MOONDROP ventured into in-ear monitors (IEMs), releasing iconic models like the "IX" and the acclaimed "kanas" series. As the brand evolved, it solidified its position as a premium IEM manufacturer with releases such as the "Blessing," "A8," and "Reference." With a commitment to innovation and technology, MOONDROP continually pushes the boundaries of sound engineering, investing in research to optimize performance without following trends. Critically acclaimed models like the MOONDROP Starfield and MOONDROP Blessing2 showcase the brand's expertise and dedication to excellence, making MOONDROP a staple in many audiophiles' collections.


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